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Drunken youth and wind plagued Holmenkollen Ski Festival, again

Brawls, intoxicated teenagers and strong winds caused trouble at the annual Holmenkollen Ski Festival in the hills above Oslo on Saturday. Police were calling...

Women to race 50 kilometers at Holmenkollen

Oslo's Holmenkollen Ski Festival gets underway on Thursday and is set to make history on Sunday: 71 years after women were first allowed to...

Ski jumper in tears after a big win

Norwegian ski jumper Daniel-André Tande scared himself, his teammates and the rest of the country after a terrible fall last year. He made an...

Ski jumping drama ended, for now

A bitter and dramatic personnel conflict between the chief of Norwegian ski jumping and his bosses at the national skiing federation (NSF) has raged...

Ski jumping champ ‘too heavy for OL’

Maren Lundby has confirmed that she won't be able to defend her gold medal in ski jumping from the last Winter Olympics (called 'OL'...

Ski jumper recovering from bad fall

Norwegian ski jumper Daniel-André Tande was brought out of a coma over the weekend and was reportedly making progress at a hospital in Slovenia,...

More medals in ski jumping and relays

Norwegian winter sports stars kept mining more gold medals at the Nordic World Ski Championships this week. Some of the medals moved both the...

Corona spoils ski jumper’s championship

Norwegian ski jumper Halvor Egner Granerud was having an outstanding season and favoured at the Nordic Ski World Championships this week, until he tested...

Wind and fog cancelled ski jumping

Both the men's and women's annual ski jumping competitions at Oslo's iconic Holmenkollen Ski Jump were cancelled Sunday afternoon. Strong winds and melting snow...

Corona spoils the Holmenkollen party

One of Norway's biggest outdoor parties of the year has been spoiled at the last minute, after local authorities ordered a shutdown of all...

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